Parsley Cottage ref: UK4184

Tideswell, near Buxton, Buxton & Bakewell Area

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  • Pub within 1 mile 
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  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 


The adorably named Parsley Cottage can be found in the ever popular Peak District village of Tideswell. This stone-built, traditional end-terrace cottage is complete with a wood burner, making it warm, cosy and a perfect base from which to discover all that the Peak District National Park has to offer.
Nestled between the rugged Dark Peaks of the north, and gentle rolling dales of the south, Tideswell itself benefits from plenty of local amenities including shops, pubs serving food, cafés and annual events including a food festival, wakes week, arts festival and even its very own Last Night of the Proms. Probably best known for the large and impressive St John the Baptist Church, or the ‘Cathedral of the Peak’, Tideswell is surrounded by stunning scenery and glorious countryside and there are a number of other Peak District towns and villages within easy reach. These include Litton, 5 minutes’ drive, Eyam, 10 minutes’ drive, and Castleton, Bakewell and Buxton, all 20 minutes’ drive. The magnificent historic houses of Chatsworth Estate and Haddon Hall can also be reached in around 20 minutes, Matlock and Ashbourne in about 40 minutes, and for those thrillseekers, Alton Towers in under an hour. Shop 350 yards, pub and restaurant 70 yards.
Parsley Cottage can be booked together with Nutmeg Cottage (ref UK4080), located 100 yards away, to accommodate up to 8 guests.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room: With wood burner, Freesat TV, DVD player and beams.
Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.

First floor

Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With single bed with 2ft 6in bunk over.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included.


On road parking. No smoking.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    350 yards
  • Distance
    7.3 miles
  • Restaurant
    70 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    70 yards
  • Railway station distance
    6.9 miles
  • Lake
    9.7 miles (reservoir)

About the local area

The River Wye follows the Wye Valley, rising above Buxton flowing eastward through Bakewell before finally joining the Derwent at Rowsley. This is perhaps Derbyshire's prettiest rivers with its limestone uplands and superb dales.

At Monsal Dale the valley widens, the steep sided Monsal Head provides spectacular views over the valley before the river reaches Ashford-in-the-Water, passing beneath what was a medieval packhorse bridge and then again at Bakewell where there is a 13th century bridge with five gothic arches before reaching Haddon Hall.

The old market town of Buxton nestles in the Derbyshire hills and at a height of 1,000 feet above sea level it is one of England's highest towns. Its fame as a health spa dates back to Roman times.

Bakewell has an equally ancient past being mentioned in the Doomsday Book and probably also occupied by the Romans. This beautiful, small market town is situated on the River Wye and has many pleasant walks from the bridge to the town centre where there are many shops, pubs and restaurants and one of the oldest markets in the area, dating back to 1300. The renowned Bakewell Show takes place on the first Wednesday and Thursday of August, attracting both the farming community and visitors from all over the region and beyond.

Apart from the many charming Peak District villages that can be found throughout the Wye Valley other nearby places of interest includes Chatsworth House, home of the Dukes of Devonshire and the grandest stately house in the region and Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house and home to the Dukes of Rutland situated on the River Wye.

Things to do nearby

Chatsworth House

Known as one of the wonders of the Derbyshire Peaks, Chatsworth House is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire

Glossop Sailing Club

Situated on the shores of Torside Reservoir Glossop Sailing Club welcome non members to the special family sailing days where you can enjoy a relaxing day out on the water.

The Trans Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail is effectively a coast to coast trail between Southport and Hornsea, a total of over 200 miles.

Upper Derwent Valley

The valley and its surrounding moorland contains a wealth of places to explore and enjoy. From majestic reservoirs, quiet forests to the wild open moorland there is something for everyone.

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